Posts By: Chad Blair

Protests, Activism, Justice, and Equity

The murder of George Floyd last week by a Minneapolis police officer is not just the result of one single police officer, it is the result of the ongoing, deep-seated racism in our country. The images swirling on our tv’s and through our social media feeds this past week show a devastatingly aggressive militarized police… Read more »

Chromebook Distribution on Thursday, 3/26 at PFFSU

Our technology and facilites department has been working diligently all week to prepare CCCL Chromebooks for distribution to families who need this support to engage with the remote learning that will start on Monday.  If you also need Internet access at home, look at the end of this post for two links to free home… Read more »

CITY Center School Closure Update 3/19/20

Hello Families,  I hope you are doing well and your families near and far are safe and healthy.  The learning model for our small CITY Center schools has always been about connection and personalization.  We will continue to rely on this student and family-centered model as we support students and families throughout the school closure. … Read more »

All Arizona Schools Closed Through at Least March 27

Governor Doug Ducey and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman have made the decision to keep all Arizona public and charter schools closed through at least March 27th in order to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus. CITY Center for Collaborative Learning will be sharing up to date information about logistics and curriculum through this website, the cityhighschool.org… Read more »

Intersession Week: Special Schedule

It is once again time for Intersession Week! During Intersession, students will be engaged in real-world, experiential learning both in and out of the school. PFFS student will be studying marine biology, going camping, learning self care, creating activist art, designing fashion, exploring the world of food trucks and much more. During Intersession Week, the… Read more »

Student-Led Conferences on 2/13 and 2/14. Noon Dismissal Both Days

Next week, student-led conferences will take place on Thursday, Feb. 13th and Friday, Feb. 14th. Students will be dismissed at noon on both of these days in order to accommodate the student-led conferences. Student-led conferences are a great way for students to reflect on their learning, using the Habits of Heart and Mind as a… Read more »

Pennington Street Showcase A Big Success

The January 31st Pennington Street Showcase was a huge success. A big thank you to all the families and community members who came out to celebrate project-based learning and to see the many ways our students are able to demonstrate their learning. The theme of the winer showcase was Arts and Culture. Our students presented… Read more »